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Posted: May 30, 2009
Event: Nanotechnology and innovative medical devices
(Nanowerk News) Find out how innovative and convergent medical technologies are contributing to a range of novel treatments promising both major benefits for patients and exciting new opportunities for industry...
The Institute of Nanotechnology is pleased to present this one-day interactive Workshop prepared in collaboration with the University of Sheffield. It provides a showcase of innovative and exciting new medical technologies developed both at the University and by a number of locally-based companies.
When: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 (9:30-16:30)
Where: North Campus, University of Sheffield, Broad Lane, Sheffield, UK
Topics to be covered include:
new optical and lensless imaging techniques
sensing technologies to aid mobility of diabetics with foot ulcers
novel diagnostics for cervical and other cancers
advances in polymer technologies for regenerative medicine
third generation therapeutic proteins
high throughput technologies for drug discovery and screening
This Workshop will be invaluable for clinicians, medical researchers, students, industry experts, those involved in innovation activities and technology transfer, healthcare managers and others interested in learning about how innovation in medical technologies is leading to a range of novel and effective therapies, treatments and tools.
Dr Richard Ross, Asterion Technologies, Sheffield
Dr Malcolm Wilkinson, Kirkstall Limited, Sheffield
Dr Ian Pykett, Phase Focus Limited, Sheffield
Dr Jim Freeth, Retrogenix Limited, Sheffield
Dr Paolo Ferreira dos Santos, Tomorrow Options, Sheffield>/
Dr Sameer Kothari, Zilico Limited, Sheffield
Professor Ian Douglas, School of Clinical Dentistry, Sheffield